Historic Defeat: Detroit Pistons Set NBA Record with 27 Consecutive Losses

Detroit basketball players set the NBA record for the number of consecutive losses in one season

by Sededin Dedovic
Historic Defeat: Detroit Pistons Set NBA Record with 27 Consecutive Losses
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The Detroit Pistons recently suffered their 27th straight loss, which was a new low in NBA history. The team's unfortunate streak reached a new depth when they faced the Brooklyn Nets at home, and ended up losing 118:112. Despite the great performance of Cade Cunningham, who was the only bright spot, the Nets managed to secure the victory.
The Nets were led by Cameron Johnson with 24 points, Mikel Bridges with 21 points and Cam Thomas with 17 points.

In the Detroit team, Cade Cunningham was the most effective with 41 points, Bojan Bogdanović scored 23, and Jalen Darren scored 12 points with 15 rebounds. The Pistons' dismal season led to a 2:28 win-loss ratio. The Cleveland Cavaliers had 26 consecutive losses in the 2010/11 season, and the record for the total number of consecutive losses of 28 failures in a row is held by Philadelphia, and its streak began in the 2014/2015 season and continued in the 2015/2016 season.

There is no real explanation as to why this happened. Monty Williams is not the worst coach in the league, after all, he was the best last year. Cade Cunningham and Bojan Bogdanović are not bad players, but the team play is disastrous.

Whenever the fans thought that the team would be able to end the streak, they managed to disappoint them again and again.

Morant reborn Memphis

While the Pistons are dealing with adversity, the Memphis Grizzlies are experiencing a positive turnaround.

With Ja Morant back in action, the Grizzlies secured their fourth win since his return, defeating the New Orleans Pelicans on the road with a tight score of 116-115. Morant led the team with 31 points, while Bain added 27. Ingram stood out for the Pelicans with 24 points.

Oklahoma convincing against Minnesota

In another surprising upset, the Oklahoma Thunder easily defeated the current top team in the West, the Minnesota Timberwolves, with a convincing score of 126:109. Shay Alexander, as usual, led the way with impressive statistics of 34 points, nine assists and six rebounds.

While the Pistons are struggling with their historic losing streak, other teams like the Memphis Grizzlies and Oklahoma Thunder are making waves with outstanding performances, the season is heating up and getting more interesting. Detroit contributed to the excitement, but in a negative way.

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